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2018/19 School Year begins Tuesday, Sept 4th

Welcome to the 2018/19 school year in the Klamath Falls City Schools. Classes begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Kindergarten students have a staggered schedule this week. Contact your child's school for the details on when your KG student should attend. Grades 1 to 5 begin on Tuesday according to this linked bell schedule.

Ponderosa grade 6 students begin on Tuesday, September 4th and grades 7 and 8 students begin on Wednesday, September 5th. Click here for the bell schedule.

Klamath Union High School freshmen begin on Tuesday, September 4th. Sophomores, juniors and seniors begin on Wednesday, September 5th. Click here for the bell schedule.

For bus route information, click here.

Wednesday, Sept. 5th is a late start for all students.

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18/19 School Calendar is Board Approved

The 18/19 school calendar was approved on May 14, 2018 and has been added to the website. Click here for the 18/19 calendar.

 

From Superintendent Dr. Hillyer on the KUHS Remodel:

"It is getting close: Move in date is June 18! We can't wait." Check out the latest YouTube video by Clicking Here

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Press Releases!

KUHS 2018 Graduation Ceremony
more If you missed the KUHS Grad Ceremony, you can catch it by clicking here....
May 9th Early Release
more Attention Parents - Early Release on May 9th - KFCS has had the good fortune of having nationally recognized speaker and classroom management expert, Randy Sprick, coming to our district to provide training for our staff. To maximize this opportunity, we will be dismissing school earlier than normal that Wednesday. Dismissal times will be as follows: KU -- noon; all elementary schools -- 12:15;...
May 1st KUHS Remodel Update
more Take a look at the latest update from Mike Herron on the process at KUHS. Click Here for the latest progress....
Get an Amazing View of the Remodel
more Take an aerial ride over the KU Remodel to see the amazing progress. Click here for the YouTube video!...
KU Announces Science and Math Career Pathway
more Check out the article by clicking here about the new Science and Math Pathway partnership. Click Here for details how to enroll in the pathway....
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MISSION, VISION and AIMS

MISSION: 100% Graduation is Our Expectation

VISION: Dedicated to helping all students do their best work and become their best selves

AIMS: Student, Collaborative, and Operational Excellence

1. Student Excellence

Increase the percent of students who meet or exceed proficiency targets on each state achievement test and on district proficiency grading systems.

  • Continue improving on the AVID implementation rubric.
  • Emphasize a growth mindset.
  • Implement the High Impact Teaching and Learning Strategies (WICOR).
  • Utilize strategies to achieve 90% attendance for all students including positive communication with parents and students.
  • Have instructional teams meet on a regular basis to review students' scores from tests in order to assess each student's progress in reading, writing and math. Targeted and accelerated instruction is based on academic data.
  • Provide tutoring and enrichment through after-school programs.
  • Support student learning through summer school programs.
  • Partner throughout the school year with students and parents to set and implement K-8 individual student learning and growth targets.
  • Help 9-12 students partner throughout the school year with parents and counselors to build a 10-year plan that charts their journey through high school and post-secondary education or training into the workforce.

Increase the percent of high school graduates from one year to the next.

  • Focus on 9th grade on-track to graduate at KUHS.
  • Maintain 6-12 curriculum alignment.
  • Improve in-building and cross-building student transitions.
  • Provide multiple options for credit recovery.
  • Decrease the percent of failures at all grades.
  • Inspire student success through KCC, OIT and SOU Pathway programs.

2. Collaborative Excellence

a. Parent satisfaction is improved as measured by an increase in the percentage who give their children's schools and A or B grade on conference surveys.

  • Establish effective systematic two-way communication between parents, community, and schools, through personal calls and staff training.
  • Track effectiveness of communication via surveys, parent calls and quality checks.
  • Increase and acknowledge community and parent involvement in all schools.
  • Set up multiple opportunities for students to improve Klamath Falls through student service projects at all age levels.
  • Improve the district marketing plan by using innovative ideas and perspectives.

b. Utilize Professional Learning Communities (PLC) effectively by:

  • Planning for Core instruction that includes interventions and enrichments for each student in and out of the classroom.
  • Developing effective teaching strategies that are shared among teachers.
  • Establishing common lesson pacing.
  • Creating formative assessments, analyzing student outcomes and making adjustments to instruction based on the results.
  • Training staff on effective PLC work

3. Operational Excellence

  • Monitor Excellence Indicator progress and use results to drive improvements.
  • Utilize the Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) process to drive improvement.
  • Improve the community's knowledge of our schools..
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